Our Lady of Lourdes
Wellfleet MA 02667

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Parish Nurse

The Parish Nurse program is available to our parishioners and to the Outer Cape community

to enhance the communication regarding various health issues.

11-9-2023  Please see the letter at this link for MA Department of Public Health (DPH) information and guidance
about the fall and winter respiratory virus season.

Alzheimer's Family Support Center.   See more information here.

Do I have a cold or the Flu??   See more information here.

Do I need a Flu shot??   See more information here.

What's the difference between the Flu and the Coronavirus??   See more information here.

What is the Novel Coronavirus??   See more information here.

Influenza A (H1N1) is a new influenza virus causing sickness in people.    See more information about how it spreads and what to do about it here.

Currently, the Flu and Pneumonia are very serious problems for Cape Cod residents.  The Massachuestts 'Mass.gov' website is available to all  to get important information on how to prevent and effectively deal with these issues and other medical issues.

The Mass.gov 'Health and Social Services' for general information is available here.
The Mass.gov 'Barnstable County Department of Human Services Directory' is available here.
The Mass.gov 'Flu Information' is available here.
The Mass.gov 'Immunization Program' is available here.
The Mass.gov 'Pneumonia Information' is available here.
WebMD: 'Do I have Pneumonia? Click here.
The Mass.gov 'Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Information' is available here.
  To find information about FLU Facts, click here for English or here for Portuguese.
  'FLU: What can you do'. Please click here to see it.
The flu and respiratory season is upon us and prevention is our best defense to keep parish, friends and families well.  The flu spreads easily from person to person and below are a few simple ways to reduce the transmital
. Get a seasonal flu shot
. Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze (use a tissue or your inner elbow,not your hands.)
. Wash your hands often with soap and warm water.
. Stay home if you are sick.
  Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or a related dementia requires special understanding, patience and skills.  Please click here.to see more information.
  High Blood Pressure can be another serious problem. Please click here to see more information.
  This is an excellent descriptive video on blood pressure.  Please click here to see it.
  There is basic information about recognizing the onset of a stroke. Please click here to see it.
  You can find information about dealing with TICs by clicking here.
  Basic information about the problems caused by MOSQUITOE bites.  Please click here to see it.


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